Meet Robin Sax

Meet Robin Sax, former prosecutor and current legal commentator. Sax is a mother of three who is passionate about advocating for change and staying connected to the world.
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My name is Robin Sax. I'm a former prosecutor. I spent 14 years in both the LA and Riverside County District Attorney’s Office where I prosecuted crimes against children, domestic violence, stalking and a whole bunch of other kinds of crimes. I found that everyday when I went to court, I would often argue my cases in empty courtrooms when no one was there but the parties, the judges and lawyers but the people who really needed to be here about these cases were you – the people out there in public. I left the DA’s office and decided that I was going to comment on other people’s cases and in 30 seconds sound bytes, I could change and advocate for children much more effectively through the media. Now, I'm a legal commentator for Fox Los Angeles. I've written a bunch of books. I blog and I'm able to speak my mind without having to prep my own cases. I'm also a mom of three. I have two stepsons and one daughter who came out of my loins. In my free time, I devour news. I love being connected with what’s going on in the world, being connected with people and advocating for change.
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Meet Robin Sax, former prosecutor and current legal commentator. Sax is a mother of three who is passionate about advocating for change and staying connected to the world.

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Robin Sax

Attorney & Legal Analyst

Robin is a legal analyst for Fox11 Los Angeles (KTTV). She appears there daily offering legal insight and analysis as well as parenting and safety expertise.  She also regularly contributes her legal and parenting expertise to The TODAY Show, Entertainment Tonight, Good Morning America, CNN, and HLN. She covers both the unknown and known high profile cases including Conrad Murray, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Casey Anthony, Jaycee Dugard, OJ Simpson and many more.

Robin is also a former Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney and Riverside County Deputy District Attorney who specialized in sex crimes against children. For over 15 years she prosecuted some of the most despicable defendants who committed the most heinous crimes, prosecuting hundreds of felony crimes including homicides, stalking, domestic violence, child sexual assault, and gang crimes. 

She is an author who has penned six books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Criminal Justice System and Predators and Child Molesters:  A Sex Crimes DA Answers 100 of the Most Asked Questions all of which draw on her vast experience as a prosecutor and victim right's advocate. Her powerful insights have regularly graced the pages of The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, People Magazine, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, The Los Angeles Times and the Women in Crime Ink blog.

In addition to advising numerous legal foundations, Robin regularly shares her valuable insight and expertise through speaking and teaching with members of the FBI, Los Angeles Police Department, Sheriff’s Department, and the California District Attorney’s Association. Robin has served as adjunct professor of Women and Crime at Cal State Los Angeles and lecturer on criminal law and the justice system in UCLA’s Paralegal Training Program.

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